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Rooftop Travellers Lodge Reviews

146-148 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, Sydney, Australia

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101 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 73%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 67%Atmosphere
  • 68%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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Good place to stay


Value for money. Very conveniently located with a beautiful neighbourhood. Bus ride to central station arrives about every 5 min. Shared a room with 2 Irish and an Aussie dude both easy going and friendly. Thanks to Bruno and the staff for the hospitality. Cheers! - From Singapore


This hostel is a good example of "you get what you pay for." It's cheap, has a good location and the rooms are well-equipped. Bruno the manager was quite friendly and helpful but my room (a four bed mixed dorm) was filthy (especially the shower) and the rooftop kitchen had such a greasy floor from lack of mopping that I nearly fell over. The majority of the guests are long-term workers and there's not a proper social area to hang out (the basement is pretty dingy). You can do better


Great place to stay


Well located backpack (near the train station, and we can even go the center by feet if we have the time) with a very friendly staff. Considering the price, I didn't expect a lot about the Rooftop lodge, but then I was really happy about it. The dorms are comfy with tv, even a fridge ! Totally value for money . I recommend this place to all others backapckers

  • 5th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Hope laundry operating hour can be pasted on the laundry door and mention whether what happen when the laundry close, either all machine will be off or not and whether the staff will help to start the machine tomorrow morning or not. Room service is never happen to room 330 during my staying for 6 nights there. Bed is very clean. love it. Staff are friendly and helpful. Great that the hostel has a lot of travel information and discount. Free laundry is the best but too peak.

  • 26th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Free wifi and laundry, clean rooms, friendly staff and the perfect location for exploring Sydney! The hostel is lacking a bit of atmosphere, as the common area is not too inviting, but the rooms are among the best I've ever stayed in, with en suite, fridge and a TV! They are large and relatively quiet at night, so ticked all the boxes for me! The rooftop terrace has gorgeous views over CBD, but the kitchen is a bit shabby. Great transport link into town. Would definitely stay there again!


The location is great with many buses back and forth to the city all day, and it's actually just a 20 minutes stroll to Central. Glebe has a lot of eateries too and the Broadway shopping centre is just a few minutes walk from the hostel. The hostel itself feels a bit rundown, but, with that price, it's a pretty decent choice. The only few things I would like to see are to have the rooftop and laundry open until later. And, if the car park could be cleaned up, it would feel much better


I loved this hostel, itsit's really cheap but the rooms are great!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi, Thanks you very much for your review. I am glad you had a nice stay and I hope your new job in the outback is going well. Please come back any time you want, you are always welcome! Kind regards, Bruno Manager Rooftop Travellers Lodge


I'm having a great experience here at the hostel. The management team are very efficient and effective helping and listening to our comments and needs . I'm having a great time here !!

  • 8th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Friendly staff very cheap free washing TV and fridge in every room

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi, Thanks for sharing your thoughts. It has been a pleasure for us to have you here and feel free to come back any time in future. All the best, Bruno Manager of Rooftop Travellers Lodge

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